Apparently awoken to the fact that asking women ages 14-19 to submit their bikini bodies for public judgment is a rather odd thing to do in the year 2016, the Miss Universe organization has chosen to replace the practice with an “athletic wear” competition—which certainly does feels more aligned with the times, if in…
Miss America requires its contestants to be legally single. But what about the married beauty queen wannabes—who no longer qualify for the big leagues, but still want to wear the sash and crown?
Since Steve Harvey only made a minor, no-big-deal screw-up at the Miss Universe 2015 pageant on Sunday (announcing the wrong winner), he’s naturally being asked to return to host another pageant.
Cheryl Burke, the Dancing with the Stars performer who’d also agreed to co-host this year’s Miss USA Pageant with MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts, released a statement this afternoon saying she can’t host anymore. The cause, as with so many of the world’s ills, is Donald Trump.
CNN media reporter Brian Stelter is reporting that NBC won’t be airing the upcoming Miss USA pageant, one part of the three-headed lipsticked hydra that is Donald Trump’s Miss Universe Organization. NBC’s statement says that the decision not to air the pageant is directly due to Donald Trump being Donald Trump all the…
Catherine Cando, a 19-year-old Ecuadorian model who was crowned the Queen of Durán last fall, died during a liposuction surgery that she won with her title. She was studying medicine at the Catholic University of Santiago de Guayaquil.
Some changes are coming in the world of beauty pageants.
For years, universities in the Czech Republic have held beauty pageants for their female students. The women who compete tend to look like beauty contestants anywhere: slim, young, able-bodied, large of hair, heavily made up, clad alternatively in evening gowns and bathing suits. The events have grown controversial…
A 2014 Miss World contestant has been reported missing days before the start of the pageant.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 18: Miss Zero+ is showered with confetti as she is crowned the winner of the Alternative Miss World 2014 and carried around the Globe Theatre in celebration on October 18, 2014 in London, England. The event, first organised 42 years ago by the artist and sculptor Andrew Logan, offers an…
We reported earlier this week that in spring 2013, Miss America Kira Kazantsev was kicked out of Hofstra University's Alpha Phi sorority for hazing her sisters. Now, new information from one of her former sorority sisters indicates that her involvement was more serious than she's been willing to admit. Kazantsev …
Yesterday, we reported that 2015 Miss America Kira Kazantsev was kicked out of her sorority for abusively hazing pledges. Today, Good Morning America, the marquee morning show on ABC (the network that airs the Miss America pageant), had Kazantsev on to clarify what happened.
On paper, Miss America 2015 Kira Kazantsev reads like a forward-thinking person's dream of what a beauty queen could be. She's a trilingual honors student who's publicly passionate about women's health and down to clown with Jimmy Kimmel; she's got a squeaky-clean image and a squeaky-clean resume. But it's missing one…
A Burmese beauty queen was stripped of her title of Miss Asia Pacific World after pageant officials in Seoul found her "rude" for not wanting the plastic surgery they tried to force on her. So she skipped town with her $100,000 jeweled crown.
How young is too young for lipstick and tiaras, really? An Indiana mother entered her adorable 2-year-old daughter in an upcoming kiddie pageant and now her neighbors are calling for her head.
There is actually a product that beauty pageant contestants wear on their genitalia to prevent camel toe during the swimsuit portion of the competition so they can achieve the smooth, anatomical incorrectness of Barbie's mon pubis. It's called a Cuchini.
A glittery shitstorm is going down in Delaware, where a beauty queen was essentially fired because she’s geriatric — at 24.
A Thai beauty queen has given up her crown in response to criticism over Facebook posts she made about her country's politics.
A "Miss Congeniality" winner in Lewis County, Washington is accused to stealing makeup at Walmart in the days before her pageant appearance.